California Crossing Guard Trainings Now Available

March 25, 2024

School crossing guards play a crucial role in our communities ensuring that students are able to safely travel to and from school. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is now hosting a series of online California School Crossing Guard Training Program training sessions to support local agencies. The trainings will be presented in a “Train-the-Trainer” format and participants will learn Crossing Guard roles and responsibilities, relevant laws and traffic regulations, and proper crossing techniques. Explore the upcoming sessions below....

Register Now: 2024 Safe Streets for All Webinars

March 4, 2024

Interested in applying for the 2024 Safe Streets for All (SS4A) grant period? The US Department of Transportation (US DOT) is hosting three informational webinars starting on Thursday to prepare you for the application process. Explore the upcoming sessions below and click to register now!

The 2024 Webinar Series: Safe Streets and Roads for All Grants Action Plans Thursday, March 7 | 1:30 pm - 3pm ET

This webinar will...

Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Program

February 22, 2024
The fiscal year (FY) 2024 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Safe Streets and Roads for All grants is open.

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) established the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) discretionary program with $5 billion in appropriated funds over 5 years, 2022-2026. The SS4A program funds regional, local, and Tribal...

New California Laws in 2024

February 6, 2024

The California Highway Patrol released a new set of transportation laws that were signed and went into effect on January 1, 2024.

Check out the selected laws regarding motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians listed below:

Increasing Visibility Around...

California Vehicle Code

The California Vehicle Code (C.V.C) is a rulebook containing information about traffic laws in California. Specific sections of the C.V.C defining rules and laws for pedestrian and bicycle travel are described below.

Information for Bicyclists Bicycle sign...

CHP Unveils Their New E-Bike Safety Training Program

September 8, 2023

A man rides a bike on the beach, with text overlaid that reads "Electrical Bicycle Safety and Training."

On January 1, 2023, Assembly Bill 1946 authored by Assemblymember Tasha Boerner went into effect. This...

Vulnerable Road User Laws and Anti-Harassment Ordinances

What are Vulnerable Road User Laws?

Vulnerable road user laws are commonly adopted at the state level and intend to protect vulnerable road users, including people walking, biking, or rolling, from intentionally or negligently motor vehicle driver behavior resulting in injury or death.

These laws protect anyone using shared roadways that is not protected by the steel frame of an automobile and operate on the principal of general deterrence, where there is an increased penalty for those whose motor vehicle driver behavior leads to death or serious injury of vulnerable road users....

PeopleForBikes’ Great Bikes Infrastructure Project

August 25, 2023
Topographic map of the United States that has multiple colored dots across it to indicate where bike infrastructure projects are and their project status. This past July, PeopleForBikes launched their newest initiative, The Great Bike Infrastructure Project, which hopes to help...

Explore the Active Transportation Safety Events Coming Up in June!

June 3, 2021

Graphic icon of computer screen with a bicycle front and center.

Explore our round-up of webinars and events coming up highlighting the latest road safety trends and best practices in planning and designing safe spaces for walking, biking, scooting, and rolling! Have an event you'd like us to share? Please...